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Messages - redbeerman

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That's a bummer, for sure.  I started using rice hulls as insurance.  Don't always need them, but I haven't had a stuck runoff when using them.

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All Things Food / Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« on: May 24, 2012, 12:29:41 PM »
  I wear eye protection when I work on my pineapple patch.

Better safe than never, I always say ;)

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The Pub / Re: song title game
« on: May 24, 2012, 12:27:16 PM »
Because the Night - Patti Smith

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I built a fermentation chamber from 2X4s, 2" foam insulation, copper refrigeration tubing and a glycol chiller.  The chiller would be the most expensive part, unless you get it for free. ;)  As you have the $$ for Blichmann fermenters I suggest wrapping refrigeration coil around them and then using blanket insulation over that and using a glycol chiller and controller for temp control.

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The Pub / Re: song title game
« on: May 24, 2012, 08:25:41 AM »
Give My Love To Rose - Johnny Cash

Sorry I skipped it, it was early and I was still stupid ???

My Generation - The Who

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The Pub / Re: song title game
« on: May 24, 2012, 06:03:32 AM »
Skin O' My Teeth - Megadeth

Skin it Back - Little Feat

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The Pub / Re: song title game
« on: May 23, 2012, 07:51:31 AM »
Thank You - Led Zeppelin

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All Things Food / Re: BBQ Style
« on: May 22, 2012, 07:04:50 AM »
Great article Ron.  I have used the Texas Crutch technique before with very good results.  The meat was awesomely tender, but the bark suffered for it.  I guess I could have done the high heat before serving thing to improve the crust, but I must say this last one turned out pretty darn good!

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All Things Food / BBQ Style
« on: May 21, 2012, 03:40:38 PM »
225F for 8 hours unwrapped.  One hour wrapped in foil at 225 and one hour wrapped with no heat.


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Beer Travel / Re: Buffalo NY beermergency
« on: May 21, 2012, 11:26:15 AM »
Southern Tier is probably available there.  They are only a couple ofhours away.  I have never had a beer of their's that wasn't great.

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All Things Food / Re: BBQ Style
« on: May 21, 2012, 11:22:12 AM »
Made a brisket on Saturday.  Turned out great.  Nice bark, could hold up to a knife, but was nice and tender.

Uncooked brisket with B's famous rub

Brisket after 8 hours in smoker and two wrapped in foil

Sliced


Sammich w/slaw

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All Things Food / Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« on: May 17, 2012, 10:11:54 AM »
I finally got the garden in last weekend.  I have Napa grape hybrid, large cherry, early girl, big boy, better boy, Roma, and Tomatillo tomatoes, California Wonder, Cajun Bell, Sweet Cherry hybrid, jalapeno, Sweet Golden Cali Wonder Peppers, Yellow Crookneck Squash, Zucchini, Straight 8 and Bush Pickling Cucumbers, Rhubarb, Hybrid Eggplant, Kentucky Wonder pole beans, Dill, Italian Oregeno, Purple Sage, Thyme, an Parsley.  I'm sure I forgot something but this is to the best of my memory.

I started some asparagas root this year but won't get a harvest from that until next year.

Of course my hops but that's a different thread.

I'll post some pics soon.  :)

Don't forget Rosemary ;)  Sorry, couldn't resist.

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Putting a Berliner Weisse in the secondary, adjusting carbonation and dry hopping an IPA, clarifying a Belgian Blonde ale, making a starter for a Czech pils, and taking a nap. :)

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All Grain Brewing / Re: Additional Boil for 70/-
« on: May 17, 2012, 08:59:13 AM »
Yeh volume speaking for a 5 gallon batch, pull the first gallon of wort and reduce down minimally to a half gallon, I reduce to a quart.

I usually take it down to a pint as suggested by skotrat.  It gets very thick at that point.

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All Things Food / Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« on: May 17, 2012, 08:54:14 AM »
We munched our first 4 artichokes the other night. with melted butter and grapefruit (we were out of lemons). They were small and some of the stems were a little bitter but there is something magical about eating artichokes you grew your self.

still got to get the last of the tomatoes transplanted.

corn is sprouted and we are ready to plant our beans in with them. then squash a week or two later. vacation is coming up in just over a week so lots of time to putter in the garden.

Awesome on the artichokes.  We tried growing them a few years ago, but they just didn't do well for some reason.  i think the growing season here may be too short.

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